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Wednesday, Nov. 15

(Source: Springfield Twp Police Association)

• Pa. House committee advances two gun bills: The legislation, which Republicans oppose, would require secure storage of firearms in households with children and make parents liable for minors’ gun crimes. (Source: WGAL)

• Lancaster County schools outperform on PSSAs: Most county school districts exceeded the state average on all three assessments: English, math and science. (Source: LNP)

• Federal court rules Pa. township can’t prohibit ‘Thin Blue Line’ flag on its property: Springfield Township in Delaware County sought to bar the flag after the township’s police union incorporated it into the union’s flag. (Source: AP | WITF)

• City officials agree short-term rental rules should be better enforced: Mayor Danene Sorace and City Council members said they are open to enhancing the city’s rental tracking technology or tweaking the regulations further. (Source: LNP)

• Pa. House OK’s $1.8 billion pension boost: The money would go to public school and state government retirees. Republicans say it’s too expensive. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Israeli troops enter Gaza hospital. (Source: CBS News) House passes bill to avert government shutdown. (Source: CNN) Biden meeting Xi in San Francisco. (Source: UPI) Senator challenges union leader to fight during hearing. (Source: AP) Speaker Johnson calls church-state separation a ‘misnomer.’ (Source: NBC News) Six dead, 18 injured in Ohio crash involving high school’s chartered bus. (Source: AP)